Mr Hutchinson holds a Bachelor of Commerce (UWA) and is a Fellow of both The Australian Institute of Company Directors and Certified Practicing Accountants.  He was the founding director of ASX listed Forge Group Ltd, floated in 2007 with a market capitalisation of $12 million and reaching over $450 million at the time of Mr Hutchinson’s resignation as CEO and final sell down in July 2012. More recently he has chaired ASX listed company Resource Equipment Ltd and was the founding shareholder and Chairman of Mareterram Ltd. He currently sits as Chairman and is a substantial shareholder of ASX listed Vysarn Limited.

Mr Hutchinson has extensive experience in M&A, prospectus preparation, ASX listings, compliance, corporate governance, and company secretarial requirements and has been a Member of various Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees, often as Chairman. He was previously a Council Member of St.Thomas More College (UWA) and Foundation Member Aquinas College, Perth, Western Australia.